Obituary: Samuel Pinsky, 85

Obituary: Samuel Pinsky, 85

Samuel Pinsky, 85, died Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Atlanta.

He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Joanna New Pinsky, and a brother, Charles Pinsky, (both of blessed memory) and is survived by his daughter, Dana (Paul) Joffe; his son, Daryl (Ronit) Pinsky; grandchildren Ariel and Korin Pinsky; sister Shirley (Bernard) Levine; nephew Alex (Vickie) Pinsky; and nieces Donna (Stuart) Rosen, Debby (Jim) Smith and Penny Levine.

Born and raised in Atlanta, Samuel attended Boys’ High, served in the Army and attended Southern School of Pharmacy. As a career pharmacist, Sam worked for many years for Miami’s Grand Union Supermarket and Orlando’s Liggett’s Drugstore before returning to Atlanta in retirement. Sam valued family most and lived his life in a humble and caring manner. He always took great pleasure in helping others, especially those who sought the benefit of his advice.

Sign the guestbook at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, the William Breman Jewish Home, or Hospice Atlanta. The family will receive visitors at the home of Paul and Dana Joffe after 5 p.m. Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. A graveside service will be held Sunday, July 17, at 2 p.m. at Crest Lawn Memorial Park. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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